Pre-production involves writing the script, visualizing scenes by sketching them on a storyboard, and creating a production schedule for shooting scenes.
From Adobe Premiere Classroom in a Book
Building Your Own Lightsaber
After reading the articles on lightsaber effects, I was surprised that there was little mention of constructing your own lightsaber - after all, it is the ultimate trial of a Jedi apprentice to build one's own weapon.
Creating Classic Costumes
Jedi garb in general can be best described as functional, practical, and simplistic, yet also dramatic and mysterious.
Star Wars Fan Film Script Writing
Most die-hard Star Wars fans have heard George Lucas' infamous quote, "A special effect without a story is a pretty boring thing." A lot of times when making fan films, though, many of us do precisely what GL is warning against; we put the effects before the story.
Fan Films or Films for Fans
All budget and technical feats aside, what are the great differences between the works of fans and the original, inspiring epics? A chasm distinctly separates them, almost a schism if you will, from "Over the Last Few Months in a Friends Garage..." to "A Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far Far Away..."
How To Write A Short Star Wars Fan Film
Andrew Slater sent us a tutorial that has suggestions of how to go about writing a Star Wars Fan Film script.
by Eric Lichtenstein (tcheb)
Star Wars Fan Films for Dummies!
Brian Trenor wrote an informative tutorial on getting started on your fanfilm.